MJRU-EVNTM v.1 Event Management Major (BCom)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
This major provides you with knowledge and skills needed to succeed when managing events in Australia and overseas. You will study; sustainable management of events, the impact of events on the local and global economy, the critical aspects of event planning and management, the role of risk management in event management. You will also have the opportunity to gain practical experience through field trips. Event management is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.
Major/Stream Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. identify key theoretical principles and practical underpinnings of event management and apply these from a conceptual and practical approach to events in a range of contexts including industry and business
2. critically examine event management issues, trends and situations, and formulate creative and innovative propositions to manage challenges faced within the event industry
3. access, evaluate and synthesise information from multiple sources to compare and discriminate between ideas relevant to the many dimensions of event management and relate this knowledge to particular problem settings
4. employ appropriate communication methods to communicate with selected and diverse audiences within event management contexts
5. use and apply technologies, recognizing their advantages and limitations when applied to event management
6. show responsibility for their own learning by demonstrating initiative in finding new information and conducting active participation in a variety of learning experiences
7. assess a range of significant events from around the globe, appraising relevant management issues from a variety of perspectives
8. actively promote the value of cultural diversity in event management, demonstrating its capacity to improve business and professional practice
9. demonstrate leadership, ethical practices and professional integrity when working within a team and independently.
Duration and Availability
This major is available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa.
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|MGMT2008||v.1||Human Resource Management Introduction||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|MGMT2003||v.1||Sustainable Event Development||3.0||25.0|
|GRDE1004||v.1||Design Computing 1||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT2001||v.1||Small Business Planning||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
|MGMT2004||v.2||Business and Sustainable Development||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
|MGMT3009||v.1||Event Risk Management||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT3008||v.1||Professional Practice in Management||3.0||25.0|
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